Both the Anishinaabe people and those that believe in the Bible and other scriptures, teach that messengers from the Creator, are sent to teach those who are prepared to learn. In turn, those who are taught, likewise become a messenger, and are then directed to teach those who are not yet able themselves to be taught by messengers from heaven/the Creator.
The Bear Clan leader stepped up to the barrier and extended his hand, palm up, to the leader of the white men. If he was indeed the true Pahána, the Hopis knew he would extend his own hand, palm down, and clasp the Bear Clan leader’s hand to form the nakwách, the ancient symbol of brotherhood. It is understood that when they are finally reconciled, each would correct the other’s laws and faults; they would live side by side and share in common all the riches of the land and join their faiths in one religion that would establish the truth of life in a spirit of universal brotherhood.